Did you know that Portland has 15 areas that are designated historic districts? That there are 1900 homes and buildings in Oregon that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places (and if you include homes listed in a … Read more
Halloween has come and gone and Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching.
Were your adorable pint-sized neighbors be delightfully spooked by the cobwebs that you artfully draped on your porch?
Or freaked out by the peeling, warped woodwork and the dripping awning … Read more
We like to say that if our clients dream it, we can do it.
Recently, we had the opportunity to put that idea to the test when a client requested a VERY unusual rooftop accessory:
A custom fabricated stainless steel … Read more
Our Carpenter on Call team is getting started on a project for a home in the Sabin neighborhood in NE Portland. The goal: to restore the home’s exterior to match its original 1913 look.
Luckily, we have some great shots … Read more
Normally we work to conserve the integrity of 100 year old homes. In this case, we had a unique opportunity to restore the architecture holding up a rare and beautiful 100 year old wisteria vine, protecting this extraordinary plant and … Read more
The folks over at Houzz (a cool idea sharing site for home remodeling) posted a great piece on getting prepped for Spring.
Take a look: